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Ebates Canada Builds Trust and Loyalty By Respecting What Distinguishes Canadian Consumers from Their US Counterparts

Ebates Canada Builds Trust and Loyalty By Respecting What Distinguishes Canadian Consumers from Their US Counterparts

In a Nutshell: US-based Ebates, an online shopping pioneer founded in 1998, earned its success the old-fashioned way — with an effective value proposition and dedication to customer satisfaction. In Canada, Ebates.ca is seeing the same kind of success, with triple-digit growth each of the past three years. While the two sites are similar regarding the value they bring through cash back offers and the customer trust and loyalty they inspire, Ebates Canada is not merely a copy of its... read more »

4 Tips—Getting Business Credit Cards with No Personal Credit Check

4 Tips—Getting Business Credit Cards with No Personal Credit Check

During a bout of homestead-fever a few years ago, I (somewhat) seriously contemplated starting a small flock of backyard chickens. Of course, I'd never spent much time in a chicken's company — unless the hapless bird was part of the meal — so I was wary of diving in. Little did I know, I could have just called the fine folks at Rent-A-Chicken for the full flocking experience. To many, Rent-A-Chicken may seem like a crazy business, but the truth is, the typical small business... read more »

TriNet’s Full-Service HR Solutions Help Financial Service Companies Streamline Operations, Maintain Compliance & Retain Top Talent

TriNet’s Full-Service HR Solutions Help Financial Service Companies Streamline Operations, Maintain Compliance & Retain Top Talent

In a Nutshell: The most valuable resource for any business is its workforce. Navigating the intricacies of hiring and retaining talent, training employees, managing payroll and benefits, and ensuring compliance is no cakewalk — especially for smaller businesses with fewer resources. One company, TriNet, has more than 30 years of experience in helping SMBs outsource their HR needs. While its offerings extend to more than a dozen industries, financial services is a key area of focus,... read more »

How Desk.com Can Lift the Financial Industry’s Dismal Customer Satisfaction Ratings

How Desk.com Can Lift the Financial Industry’s Dismal Customer Satisfaction Ratings

In a Nutshell: The number one reason consumers give for ending a relationship with a company is poor customer service. In the highly competitive financial services industry, banks and credit card companies are struggling to retain customers amid dismal satisfaction ratings. Fortunately, Desk.com has a solution that may be the saving grace these companies need. Desk.com provides businesses of all types with an out-of-the-box customer support platform that is both scalable and flexible.... read more »

Shop.org 2017: How the NRF Conference Inspires Brands to Evolve with Retail’s Digital Transformation

Shop.org 2017: How the NRF Conference Inspires Brands to Evolve with Retail’s Digital Transformation

In a Nutshell: The digital transformation in retail is well underway and has already changed the way customers shop, and the way businesses engage with them. Shop.org is an annual conference organized by the National Retail Federation that centers on all things digital, providing attendees an opportunity to gain inspiration, knowledge, and practical tools to adapt their businesses to current trends and prepare for the future. Attracting CEOs, entrepreneurs, and thought leaders from... read more »

Kronos® for Banking — Recognizing the Best-in-Class Workforce Software Suite and the Role It Plays in Employee Engagement

Kronos® for Banking — Recognizing the Best-in-Class Workforce Software Suite and the Role It Plays in Employee Engagement

In a Nutshell: Customer satisfaction is everything in banking, and your employees are on the front lines every day as the faces of your institution. Your workforce is your biggest expense, so it makes sense to get the most out of it. While Kronos and its workforce management software isn’t limited to financial institutions, its Kronos for Banking solution is specifically tailored to the needs of banks. The software makes it easy and cost-effective to manage employee scheduling, lobby... read more »

2017’s Top Credit Union Employer — ESL Federal Credit Union Earns Our Editor’s Choice™ Award for Its Programs to Promote Career Advancement

2017’s Top Credit Union Employer — ESL Federal Credit Union Earns Our Editor’s Choice™ Award for Its Programs to Promote Career Advancement

In a Nutshell: ESL Federal Credit Union has developed a reputation for putting people first, a concept rooted in the generous spirit of its founder George Eastman. The company started as a bank in 1920 for George's factory employees and evolved into a credit union when it changed its charter in 1996. Since the institutional shift, ESL has prospered thanks to a commitment in investing in employees. ESL benefits include pensions, 401(k) matching, tuition matching, internal-promotion... read more »

Ideally Situated to Serve Tech Startups, Silicon Valley Bank Opens Doors for Companies

Ideally Situated to Serve Tech Startups, Silicon Valley Bank Opens Doors for Companies

In a Nutshell: Silicon Valley Bank, a financial institution that backs startups in several industries, has helped fund many of the top startup companies in the last 30 years. With headquarters in the heart of Silicon Valley in Santa Clara, California, and offices around the world, the bank has created contacts with foreign businesses and governments that make it attractive to new companies looking to expand. Going beyond geographical boundaries, SVB is a leader among venture... read more »

The United MileagePlus® Explorer Business Card — Best Frequent Flyer Bonus Program for Small Business Owners

The United MileagePlus® Explorer Business Card — Best Frequent Flyer Bonus Program for Small Business Owners

In a Nutshell: From advertising to everyday expenses, business owners know that credit cards can be a real asset, especially in industries that require frequent travel. The United MileagePlus Explorer Business Card rewards SMB owners with two miles for every dollar spent on United Airlines flights, as well as categories, like restaurants, gas stations, and office supplies. All other purchases are worth one mile per dollar spent, and cardholders receive 50,000 bonus miles after... read more »

From One Item to One Focus: How 1Sale.com Boosts Engagement with Daily Deals that Make Saving Money More Exciting

From One Item to One Focus: How 1Sale.com Boosts Engagement with Daily Deals that Make Saving Money More Exciting

In a Nutshell: Consumers In search of the best prices can become overwhelmed with the tediousness of comparison shopping among countless online retailers. At the same time, excessive marketing tactics and ever-present sale events can often dampen their excitement. Since its launch in 2007, 1Sale.com has set itself apart as a daily deal website dedicated to bringing its users the best markdowns, which has helped it build a loyal following of millions of visitors. While 1Sale started as... read more »